A common question that many people have after rotator cuff surgery is "how long before I can go back to playing tennis and golf?" The answer depends a little bit on several factors, including how big your rotator cuff tear was, what techniques were used to fix it, and if any other procedures were performed along with it. However, in general, you will be unable to return to golf and tennis unrestricted for at least 6 months. However, you are often allowed to hit groundstrokes on the tennis court and start chipping and putting 3 to 4 months after surgery.
ACL Tears are fairly common in the athletic population. The bad news about them is that they often require surgery and the rehab usually takes many months. The GOOD news is that most patients do well and are able to go back to their sports and activities.
Is there an advantage to robotic knee replacement over the traditional methods?
Ice machine use after shoulder and knee surgery can be incredibly effective in reducing post-surgical pain
Your shoulder has been hurting for a long time, and you know you are likely going to need surgery. You have heard of rotator cuff repair and shoulder replacement surge, but which is best for you? This post gives a quick overview of each.
This question comes up all the time. Of course, the decision about whether or not to obtain an MRI is always between patients and their doctors, and this is a complex question to answer in a short post. But here is the 30,000ft view of the topic.
Cardiovascular exercise is extremely important, and so is you joint health.